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Food packaging can negatively impact your digestion

04-20-2018


Food packaging can negatively impact your digestion Today’s Video of the Day comes from Binghamton University and features a look at how food packaging can negatively affect how your digestive tract operates.

According to the new research, certain canned goods contain nanoparticles for their antimicrobial properties, but that these particles might get inadvertently transferred into food.

The team examined canned tuna fish, chicken, and asparagus, and found that some nanoparticles settle onto the cells of the gastrointestinal tract and even cause remodeling. Food packaging may negatively affect digestion, says study Food packaging could be negatively affecting the way in which your digestive tract operates. Nanoparticles present in the lining of food packaging, could reduce the ability of our intestinal cells to absorb nutrients.

The digestive system includes the following: mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, etc. Which all have sensitivity to ceratin foods and process packaging and can cause harm to the bodys neurostystem as well. Food packaging can negatively impact your digestion also shown above can prove the Food packaging is becoming a growing global concern, because of the large amount of waste it generates and the chemicals they contain, therefore it can be  very detrimental to our health. 

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Video Credit: Binghamton University, State University at New York

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